Board News

April 20, 2017

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has announced the names of the 21-person Iowa State University Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The committee is charged with identifying finalists for the Board’s consideration to become the next president of Iowa State University. The committee will be co-chaired by Dan Houston,...
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April 12, 2017

Regent Rachael Johnson has received the prestigious Truman Scholarship, awarded by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in support of its mission to select and support the next generation of public service leaders.

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March 27, 2017

Dr. Ben Allen will begin his service as interim president on May 9

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March 20, 2017

I would like to thank President Leath for his service to Iowa State University, the Board of Regents and the state of Iowa

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March 1, 2017

I am pleased with the announcement from President Harreld today. The Board of Regents realizes continuing these scholarships while absorbing a $9.2 million cut in state funding places the University of Iowa in a very difficult financial situation

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January 10, 2017

The Board of Regents appreciates Governor Branstad’s and Lieutenant Governor Reynolds’ continued support for higher education. They have been very supportive of our two-year funding model that the Board passed in the fall. This new approach provides for more predictability, transparency and long-term planning for students and their families. We...
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December 22, 2016

In accordance with the transparency measures adopted by the Board of Regents at its August 2013 meeting, the Board of Regents schedule of public hearings for 2017 is available on the Board’s website

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December 6, 2016

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the unanimous selection of Nook to replace Bill Ruud, who accepted the presidency of Marietta College on July 3, 2016 after three years at UNI. The Board of Regents convened a 21-member search and screen committee to work in cooperation with professional search consultant AGB Search.

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December 2, 2016

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa will meet December 5-6 at the University of Northern Iowa and will appoint the next president of UNI on Tuesday, December 6.

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November 30, 2016

Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa announced the third finalist in the search for the next president of the University of Northern Iowa

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